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Fiesta filipina: Celebrations in Manila

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter provides an overview of festivities (fiestas) in early modern Manila, arguing that musical practice provided a focal point of interface between differing cultures, races, and religions. ... More


The Gentle Devotions of a Rebellious People: The Phenomenology of a Santo

Jennifer Scheper Hughes

in Biography of a Mexican Crucifix: Lived Religion and Local Faith from the Conquest to the Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195367065
eISBN:
9780199867370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367065.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In 1998 the local devotees of the Cristo Aparecido held their Franciscan priests hostage over a dispute about the Cristo. Seeking to modernize local Roman Catholic faith, these parish priests ... More


Beauty, Affection, and Devotion: Fiesta at the Dawn of a New Millennium

Jennifer Scheper Hughes

in Biography of a Mexican Crucifix: Lived Religion and Local Faith from the Conquest to the Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195367065
eISBN:
9780199867370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367065.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The annual celebration of the fiesta in honor of the Cristo Aparecido is aesthetic rather than penitential in nature. Tenderness and affection, rather than pity or sorrow, are the emotions with which ... More


Discovering “Spanish Culture” at the Santa Fe Fiesta, 1919–1936

Charles Montgomery

in The Spanish Redemption: Heritage, Power, and Loss on New Mexico's Upper Rio Grande

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229716
eISBN:
9780520927377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229716.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter investigates the Fiesta de Santa Fe, a festival whose largely Anglo leaders decided in the late 1920s that real villagers, not stage pageantry, should be the main attraction. The vision ... More


The Revival of Spanish Colonial Arts, 1924–1936

Charles Montgomery

in The Spanish Redemption: Heritage, Power, and Loss on New Mexico's Upper Rio Grande

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229716
eISBN:
9780520927377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229716.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter investigates how manual arts were seen, rather quixotically, as a means of both preserving the folk from modern America and integrating them into a regional economy. The cachet of ... More


Conclusion: The Coronado Cuarto Centennial and the Depletion of Spanish Heritage

Charles Montgomery

in The Spanish Redemption: Heritage, Power, and Loss on New Mexico's Upper Rio Grande

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229716
eISBN:
9780520927377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229716.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Cuarto Centennial paid tribute to multiple strands of the upper Rio Grande's modern Spanish heritage. As the summer of 1940 approached, Spanish colonial art and architecture, village folkways, ... More


A Brief Ethnography of the Mayos

David Yetman and Thomas R. Van Devender

in Mayo Ethnobotany: Land, History, and Traditional Knowledge in Northwest Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227217
eISBN:
9780520926356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227217.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a brief ethnographic background of the Mayos. It explains that Mayo towns and villages are generally organized into ejidos or comunidades and highlights the substantial ... More


“A Precarious Means of Living”: Early Working Musicians and Their Jobs

Catherine Parsons Smith

in Making Music in Los Angeles: Transforming the Popular

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251397
eISBN:
9780520933835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251397.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter studies Charles Leland Bagley, a professional musician who traveled to Los Angeles in 1893. Bagley's experiences as a musician in Los Angeles are intertwined with the stories of other ... More


Finding the Past

David Samuel Torres-Rouff

in Before L.A.: Race, Space, and Municipal Power in Los Angeles, 1781-1894

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300141238
eISBN:
9780300156621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141238.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Introduction looks how the Los Angeles of today was formed. La Fiesta, the history parade, and the legions of stories told over the century that came before provide a facade that covers ... More


Divine Enjoyment: A Theology of Passion and Exuberance

Elaine Padilla

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263561
eISBN:
9780823266296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263561.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book makes the case for a God of enjoyment who passionately suffers and yearns because of love, and permeably intermingles with the cosmos, loving intensely, and becoming like a divine ... More


The Beauty Trade: Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization

Angela B. McCracken

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199908066
eISBN:
9780199381517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908066.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book takes seriously the frequently maligned and trivialized global beauty economy, just as it has become one of the most important worldwide industries. Through the lens of beauty products, ... More


Impropriety: Incarnations of Carnivalesque Passion and Open-Ended Boundaries

Elaine Padilla

in Divine Enjoyment: A Theology of Passion and Exuberance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263561
eISBN:
9780823266296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263561.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

By means of poetry, play and assorted literary devices, and in expanding the final imageries of the first chapter, chapter five offers the image of the improper figure of a God who dances, laughs, ... More


Unfortunate Visibilities: The Transnational Circulation of Image-Objects

Ulla D. Berg

in Mobile Selves: Race, Migration, and Belonging in Peru and the U.S.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479803460
eISBN:
9781479863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803460.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter talks about the role of visuality in the production of transnationally mediated social relations. It examines how different genres of “migrant videos” are produced, circulated, viewed, ... More


“Going All the Way” “Fiesta” and “Maguey”

in In Excess: Sergei Eisenstein's Mexico

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226734149
eISBN:
9780226734163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734163.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter analyzes the “Fiesta” and “Maguey” of Sergei Eisenstein's film ¡Que Viva Mexico!. It highlights the excessive detail in the film's imagery and its violent homoeroticism, and links its ... More


Filming Fiesta

Ronald L. Grimes

in The Craft of Ritual Studies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195301427
eISBN:
9780199369164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301427.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes an album of seven videos posted on Vimeo at http://vimeo.com/album/1557600. The first video is a five-minute introductory montage. The second is an hour-plus, chronologically ... More


Framing Fiesta

Ronald L. Grimes

in The Craft of Ritual Studies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195301427
eISBN:
9780199369164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301427.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter helps explain the paradox of calling La Conquistadora (the Conqueress) Our Lady of Peace and of treating Don Diego De Vargas, a conquistador, as a man of peace. Even though the fiesta ... More


Conclusion: Community Drunkenness and Control in Guatemala

Virginia Garrard-Burnett (ed.)

in Distilling the Influence of Alcohol: Aguardiente in Guatemalan History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041629
eISBN:
9780813043432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041629.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter by Virginia Garrard-Burnett reviews the preceding chapters of the book and offers a conclusion which (1) examines the use of alcohol in Maya communities as a ritual metaphor and a method ... More


. Creating Memories Militias, Cofradías, Cabildos, & Compadres

Laura E. Matthew

in Memories of Conquest: Becoming Mexicano in Colonial Guatemala

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835371
eISBN:
9781469601793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882580_matthew.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter discusses the celebrations of conquest of Ciudad Vieja: the Paseo del Pendón Real (Procession of the Royal Banner) and the Fiesta del Volcán. It presents the earliest descriptions of ... More


Introduction

Otto Maduro and Eduardo Mendieta

in Maps for a Fiesta: A Latina/o Perspective on Knowledge and the Global Crisis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823263042
eISBN:
9780823266814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263042.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book offers personal reflections on how human life revolves around fiestas and moves in pursuit of celebration yet encounters suffering, urgency, and fear at times. It compares the human effort ... More


Fiesta and Famine

Peter A. Kopp

in Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon's Willamette Valley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520277472
eISBN:
9780520965058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277472.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With the repeal of Prohibition and the reemergence of a domestic beer market, Willamette Valley farmers once again caught “hop fever.” Acreage expanded to its peak level in history by 1936. This ... More


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